It’s been over ten years since I took a long awaited vacation with my family for over two weeks. We traveled to Florida and visited Walt Disney World, the happiest place on earth, and ended with a cruise to the Bahamas. It was very tiring but my family and I had a blast. It’s always [...]
It’s always a fine line when it comes to your children. How far do you push them? As a piano teacher, I wanted the best for my own children. And so music was not an option. My oldest started piano lessons at 7 years of age. She’s still taking piano lessons today but not with [...]
With my new book being released in Jan. 2011, A World Where Everyone Plays, the demand for speaking at events increases. In April, I spoke at CHEA (Christian Home Educators Association) once again. There were over 1000 people that attended. The subject was a little different this year because of my new adventure in writing. [...]
Just recently attended a Piano Training Worship Workshop in Omaha, Nebraska along with 50 other Simply Music teachers. It was awesome. Here’s some things that I took away from it: Less is More, Listen, and Create Space. The fellowship time was remarkable. In addition, I’ll be able to take the concepts so I can teach [...]
No fear when it comes to playing. That’s true of almost all of my students. When they see a piano, they are sucked in like a vortex and play from their repertoire of 20, 30, 40 songs. Here’s one of my students playing at the San Jose International Airport.
Well, it’s finally here and I am so excited to share with the world that the book A World Where Everyone Plays has been published and released. A World Where Everyone Plays is a collection of inspiring Simply Music stories that will encourage the reader to consider the Simply Music method. It’s meant to be [...]
San Diego, California hosted the 2011 International Simply Music Symposium. 61 teachers from all over Canada, US, Australia came to train and support one another. Presentations included: Fun with the Blues, Accompaniment, Teaching Strands for various levels, etc. It was a fantastic time to share ideas and encourage each other in the Simply Music family. [...]